CALL of Duty Black Ops 4 will drop tomorrow on Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC – here is everything you need to know, including release time, preload information, specs, maps and information about Blackout.
BLACK OPS 4 – UPDATE 2
For those of you wanting to join in with the countdown to launch for the Call of Duty Black Ops 4, PlayStation is now hosting a special launch livestream.
Here’s what the official description says:
“Join us as we count down to the launch of Call of Duty Black Ops 4 at PlayStation Store. We’ll be streaming live from developer Treyarch, and taking a look at some brand new gameplay from Zombies, Blackout, and Multiplayer.”
According to Charlie Intel, Jason Blundell, Co-Studio Head and Senior Executive Producer at Treyarch, will be to kick off the stream to talk all about the games Zombies mode.
The stream is now live so get watching!
BLACK OPS 4 – UPDATE 1
The Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Release Date is tomorrow, October 12, but for those of you picking up the game today, you might be able to start playing Blackout, the new Battle Royale mode, before that download finishes.
Charlie Intel has confirmed that you can start playing Blackout when the install hits 30%, which is roughly 16-20GB.
For the purpose of playing the games Multiplayer mode or Zombies, you will need to download the full 50GB.
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In addition, the rewards for anyone who played the Beta back in August have also been confirmed.
In short, if you played the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Beta you will receive a message upon logging into Black Ops 4 for the first time.
The on-screen message will inform played that you will be award an additional Beta Calling Card as well as an extra bonus if you reached level 34 or higher during the MP Beta.
Those who did reach level 34 will also get 1 Permanent Unlock Token to unlock any items in Multiplayer.
ORIGINAL STORY – The countdown for the newest addition to the Call of Duty universe has begun.
Black Ops 4 offers a new, exciting mode for fans – the Blackout battle royale mode.
Fans don’t have much longer to wait before they can kill Zombies or simply play the last-man standing game.
Here we have summed up all the information you need to know before the COD game goes live.
What is the release time for Call of Duty Black Ops 4?
Black Ops 4 releases worldwide on Friday, October 12.
However, because the game is expected to require a massive 50GB patch on the first day, GAME will be releasing it early.
You can buy the new COD from today, Thursday at 6pm in the UK.
The retailer has received special permission from Activision, so that players can be prepared for the game launch.
Don’t get too excited through – the game will only become playable at midnight, Friday, October 12.
The launch time for the game was revealed in a Reddit post by Treyarch.
You can see these below:
Thursday, October 11, 2018:
• Los Angeles – 9pm PT
Friday, October 12, 2018:
• New York – 12am ET
• Sao Paulo – 1am BRT
• London – 5am BST
• Stockholm – 6am CEST
• Berlin – 6am CEST
• Moscow – 7am MSK
• Singapore – 12pm SGT
• Seoul – 1pm KST
• Sydney – 3pm AEST
When is the preload and launch time of Call of Duty Black Ops 4?
Luckily, fans can already preload the game right now on PS4, Xbox One and PC at Battle.net.
The initial download will be around 50GB.
PC players have been able to preload the game since October 9, while Xbox One and PS4 games could join the party yesterday.
What maps will there be for Black Ops 4 and Blackout?
When COD launches, there will be 14 maps for the multiplayer version of Black Ops.
13. Firing Range
Nuketown will also be coming in November.
As for Blackout, all the action will take place in one, huge map – the biggest ever made in COD history.
The battlefield is inspired by the likes of Nuketown, and you can expect it to be expanded and updated regularly.
What specs do you need to play COD Black Ops 4?
OS: Windows 7 or higher (64-bit)
CPU: Intel Core i3-4340 / AMD FX-6300
Graphics: GeForce GTX 660 2GB / GeForce GTX 1050 2GB or Radeon HD 7950 2GB
OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
CPU: Intel i5-2500K / Ryzen R5 1600X
Graphics: GeForce GTX 970 4GB / GTX 1060 is 6GB or Radeon R9 390 / AMD RX 580
High refresh / Competitive specs (Recommended setup for competitive players using high refresh rate monitors at 1080p):
OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
CPU: Intel i7-8700K / AMD Ryzen 1800X
Graphics: GeForce GTX 1080 or Radeon RX Vega⁶⁴ Graphics
Ultra specs (This is the top-tier setup for players using 4k monitors looking for the smoothest framerates:
OS: Windows 10 (64-bit)
CPU: i7-8700K / AMD Ryzen 2700X
Graphics: GeForce GTX 1080Ti
What is Call of Duty Black Ops 4?
Publisher Activision announced the new game, which would be the 15th edition of the first-person shooter, on May 17.
Activision describes the game: “Black Ops is back! Featuring gritty, grounded, fluid Multiplayer combat, the biggest Zombies offering ever and Blackout, where the universe of Black Ops comes to life in one massive battle royale experience. Soldier up for all-out combat – tailor made for the Black Ops community.”